PolyU team attends CE's Reception for awardees of Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days
PolyU researchers who garnered a total of six awards (including three Gold Medals and three Silver Medals) at this year’s “Special Edition 2021 Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days - Virtual Event”, were invited to attend the Chief Executive’s Reception (CE’s Reception) for awardees held on 17 May 2021.
Chief Executive Mrs Carrie Lam said at the event that the Hong Kong delegation comprised teams from universities, secondary schools, R&D centres, start-ups and government departments, reflecting a fervent innovation and technology (I&T) atmosphere in Hong Kong with flourishing I&T developments in the government, industry, academic and research sectors that exemplify Hong Kong's strong innovation and R&D capabilities.
PolyU’s six award-winning research teams are:
|CareCoatexTM: A Biomaterial-based Core-Shell Particles for Safe and Effective Antibacterial and Antiviral Applications||Professor Pauline Pei Li, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Co-founder of Grand Rise Technology Limited (a PolyU-supported start-up)|
|Smart City Platform: A Comprehensive System for Spatial Data Infrastructure||Professor John Wenzhong Shi, Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics|
|Smart Monitoring System for Urban Tree Management||Sr Dr Charles Man-sing Wong, Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics|
|Liverscan: Palm-sized Real-time B-mode Ultrasound Imaging Guided System for Liver Fibrosis Assessment||Ir Professor Yongping Zheng, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Founder of Eieling Technology Limited (a PolyU-supported start-up)|
|A Smart All-electric Antilock Braking System (ABS)||Professor Eric Ka-wai Cheng, Department of Electrical Engineering|
|Biomimicking Photocrosslinkable Nanocomposite Bone Graft||Dr Xin Zhao, Department of Biomedical Engineering|
To learn more about these award-winning projects, please visit here.